Walnut Grove, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Walnut Grove, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Walnut Grove had a population of 721 as of July 1, 2018. Walnut Grove ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Walnut Grove is located at latitude 34.0646 and longitude -86.2872 in Etowah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walnut Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Etowah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 860 feet.

The Town of Walnut Grove (GNIS ID: 2406827) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Walnut Grove is located within Altoona Division of Etowah County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walnut Grove: Cornelia, Cornelius, Thomas Crossroads, Walnutgrove.

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Walnut Grove, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 721
Population in Households 700
Population in Familes 588
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 143
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $32,401
Average Household Income $49,590
Per Capita Income $20,622


Total Housing Units 337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 201 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $103,125
Average Home Value $117,413


Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 205
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.39% 0.0%
Households 0.5% 0.07%
Families 0.36% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Walnut Grove, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut Grove to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 359 38th
Population Density # 406 30th
Diversity Index # 540 7th
Median Household Income # 464 20th
Per Capita Income # 352 39th

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